University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Business Psychology

This course is for people keen to gain the knowledge and skills to apply psychological principles to business practice; business psychology is particularly interesting to those with some knowledge of psychology who wish to develop workplace-specific skills, and to individuals in business wanting to acquire knowledge and skills in the application of psychology; the course begins with 3 foundation modules: methods of enquiry; individual differences; psychology and organisations that combine to provide a theoretical basis; students then choose from a range of modules covering different areas of application, including job analysis, recruitment, occupational testing, people development, and occupational health and career counselling; Master's candidates must complete a dissertation.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent; relevant work experience; international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Professional skills; the practitioner consultant; psychology of the individual; human factors and work environments; managing organisational change and relations; counselling and development in the workplace; research for professional practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,860 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 4,860 per Whole course (home fees) 48 months
MSc Part-time £ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees) 48 months
PgCert Full-time £ 1,795 per Whole course (home fees) 4 months
PgCert Part-time £ 1,795 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months
Full-time £ 3,590 per Whole course (home fees) 8 months
Part-time £ 3,590 per Whole course (home fees) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Francis Close Hall Cheltenham GL50 4AZ South West

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